The City of Wilkes-Barre provides waste collection for residents living in single-family homes, duplexes, or apartment buildings with less than 4 individual apartments. Garbage collection fees are charged via a "pay-per-bag" usage system.
The City of Wilkes-Barre provides co-mingled collection for residents living in single-family homes, duplexes, or apartment buildings with less than 4 individual apartments.Recycling is billed yearly, at $50.00 per unit.
Commercial & Institutional Recyclers, please download and complete the 2019 Commercial & Institutional Recycling Report.
Yard Waste is collected curbside at no additional cost to residents. Each year, yard waste collection begins in late April and ends in late November/early December.
Special Collections are conducted as time and budget allows. Past special collections have included curbside white goods (large appliances) disposal and tire recycling. Special collections will be advertised well in advance.